Friday, August 28, 2009

Sunday afternoon figure study

This is a quick study (about 30-40 minutes) of a model from life. I was pleased with it but I had wiped down the three previous attempts at other poses. I think it took me a little while to get warmed up.
Rhonda Hartis Smith © 2009


gianlucio said...

Hello Rhonda, how are you? The paintings are always very beautiful!

Rhonda Hartis Smith said...

Hi Gianlucio! I'm doing great and thank you very much for your kind words.

mari said...

Beautiful, Rhonda. I like the pink and brown in the painting.

Gina said...

Really beautiful painting Rhonda..and to do it in such a quick time is amazing! Gx

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

I like how the background is totally integrated with the figure. Nice.

L.Holm said...

Beautiful study, Rhonda. I love your dancers, too. lovely work! Sorry I haven't been around in a while. And I missed the pic. of your opening with Faye! Looks like you've had a productive summer!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

You captured her pose so well, Rhonda!

We rode needles highway! I liked SD very much -- the Badlands were fascinating!

We went to amazing Yellowstone the past few dasy and next will be the Grand Tetons. We are in Jackson Hole tonight and I finally have a good computer connection :-)

Debbies-English-Treasures said...

Hi Rhonda,

Such a wonderful painting, as usual!
Her sevelt figure, looks just like mine, before I had my 3 little ones!Lol


Rhonda Hartis Smith said...

Thanks everyone for your comments.

Brenda said...

This is beautiful, Rhonda.

Debbies-English-Treasures said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh! Rhondaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...
You sure say the sweetest things!Lol
Thank you so much for your wonderful comment! It sure did my day!
Hope you and yours are well.
And that more of you`re beautiful paintings are keeping you busy.
Much L.O.V.E!